[Adium-devl] WKMV styles and the Set Font control
chris at adiumx.com
Thu Jul 12 12:25:29 UTC 2007
On Jul 12, 2007, at 2:04 AM, Peter Hosey wrote:
> From a user report on feedback:
>> when i go to the messages tab in preferences and click 'set font'
>> any changes i make are not saved and the font remains lucida
>> grande 12.
> This is because whatever message view style he's using has the font
> GoneDark, for example, uses Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, in that
> order. The sans-serif part is fine, but since Helvetica exists on
> every Mac, and Arial exists on most, GoneDark will never get there—
> it will always use Helvetica or Arial, never the user-supplied font.
> (Explicit fonts received from the remote side or set in the
> inputline do work, because they set a font on the run of text that
> is inserted into the template before that's inserted into the
> message view. The above problem affects text that has no explicit
> At the very least, we need a style rule that says “don't use
> anything other than the standard font variables for message text in
> your message view style”.
> Is there anything else we can do about this?
Is there any way we can just ignore whatever explicit stuff is in the
style, and just allow the user to do what they are wanting to do?
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